Philips NPI Project Manager in Glemsford, United Kingdom

Your challenge

We are currently looking for a talented Project Manager to realize the successful (on time, on budget, at required quality levels) industrialization of products for in-house manufacturing, and OEM/ODM production

Project Managers are responsible for the introduction of new products and changes to existing products throughout their life span, and their implementation in the supply chain.

Project Managers are responsible for the total production concept and its translation into robust manufacturing systems for the production of quality products that delight customers & enhance the Philips AVENT brand

Your responsibilities

  • Provide input to Strategic Supplier Base management process related to manufacturing technology and competencies;

  • Ensure that suppliers are selected (or developed) that satisfy the required manufacturing capabilities and logistic requirements;

  • Ensure that the required supply chain, manufacturing processes, equipment, logistics and quality framework are defined and ramped up according to commitments.

  • Successful industrialization and launch of products at Philips production facilities and/or within the extended AVENT supply base;

  • Execution of projects in line with organizational and industrial strategies;

  • Ensuring appropriate manufacturing strategy, process and equipment selection, and alignment of targets for quality, cost, and delivery to secure integral project results;

  • Strong and effective leadership of core team and related functions through personal motivation, influence, and technical know-how;

  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management to ensure full organizational support and acceptance throughout a project’s lifecycle;

  • Execution of phase evaluations at each project milestone and initiation of project and cross-functional continuous improvements.

Your team

You will report into the NPI Project team leader, and work in a wider team of 3. You will interact with various divisions and stakeholders to execute projects.

This position will be based from our Glemsford office in Sudbury, Suffolk.

We are looking for

  • Degree in Engineering or Manufacturing discipline required or equivalent work experience

  • Experienced product development and/or industrialization in a high volume consumer products organization;

  • Experienced in leading cross functional teams with demonstrated, successful project management experience;

  • Be able to build strong working relationships with team members, leads by example;

  • Have strong analytical, problem solving and decision making skills;

  • Experienced in writing detailed and concise reports showing rigorous, validated conclusions & recommendations;

  • Have proficiency in MS Office, MS Project (or similar project methodology)

  • Have a working knowledge of relevant ISO standards preferred

  • Have a meticulous approach to quality and familiarity with FMEA/risk assessment.

Our offer

We welcome you to a challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore. Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences:

• A competitive base salary.

• Access to private healthcare insurance

• Holiday allowance of 25 days a year from the start (plus bank holidays)

• Learning and Development opportunities through our Philips University

• Family friendly policies which offer enhanced maternity and paternity schemes

• The Philips Employee Shop allows employees to buy Philips products at discounted prices

Please apply on-line – Good Luck!

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